There are a number of resources out there that are helpful with managing pandemic anxiety and keeping connected to group resources.
The picture on the left is from the State of California's Surgeon General's Office. They wrote a wonderful article that offers practical tips on how to incorporate and maintain self-care: https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/wp/california-surgeon-general_stress-busting-playbook_draft-v2clean_ada-04072020.pdf
Psychology Today hosts a number of articles that help with pandemic anxiety. This one in particular addresses anxiety contagion: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/pain-explained/202003/anxiety-contagion-tips-relief
A dear client informed me of this one and its sole purpose is to help with virus anxiety: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
Daybreaker is a worldwide wellness movement that offers yoga and dance in a sober environment. They have been offering virtual events that are also family and kid friendly: https://www.daybreaker.com/city/live/
Day drinking, overeating and maybe even drugs have become more of a thing with more people working from home or not working at all:
Virtual meditation platforms are also helpful, like, InsightTimer, Calm and online sessions via www.shambhalaonline.org.
It's unfortunate that domestic violence and suicide rates increase in times of stress. Below are resources if you find yourself experiencing this type of crisis:
The most helpful thing to remember is that you always have choices. No matter where you're at or with whom.
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